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Compelling Evidence: Research Methods, HIV/AIDS, and Politics in Papua, Indonesia

Munro, Jenny; Butt, Leslie

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Increasing calls for an evidence-based public health (EBPH) rely on forms of quantitative evidence to decide HIV/AIDS interventions. A major criticism of this method is it downplays the significance of experiential, cultural or political facets of HIV/AIDS. We apply the concept of 'rendering technical' to explore the relationship between methods used in HIV/AIDS research in Papua, Indonesia and current socioeconomic conditions. We analysed research methods used in sixty-two HIV/AIDS studies,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78234
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1080/14442213.2012.694467

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